Henri Arslanian Keynote Speaker
- Passionate about the Future of Money and the Future of Finance
- Bitcoin - Cryptocurrencies - PwC Global Crypto Leader
- Best selling Author - TEDx Speaker - Social Media Personality (500,000+ LinkedIn followers)
Henri Arslanian's Biography
Henri Arslanian is the PwC Global Crypto Leader, the former Chairman of the FinTech Association of Hong Kong and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Hong Kong where he teaches the first FinTech university course in Asia.
Henri advises many of the world’s leading crypto exchanges, investors, financial institutions and tech firms on their FinTech and crypto initiatives as well numerous governments, regulators and central banks on Fintech and crypto regulatory and policy matters.
An expert in Fintech, Henri has over 500,000 LinkedIn followers, is a TEDx and global keynote speaker, a bestselling published author and his insights regularly feature in global media including Bloomberg, CNBC, CNN, The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Henri’s expertise and impact has been recognised across the board. He was named by LinkedIn as one of the global Top Voices in Economy & Finance and is the host of the FinTechCapsules™ and CryptoCapsules™ social media series. Onalytica named him the #1 most influential individual on Finance globally on LinkedIn, out of over 50K individuals from top management consulting firms worldwide. Chambers Global named Henri the “highest profile FinTech consultant in Hong Kong” and Asian Private Banker awarded him the “FinTech Changemaker of the Year” award.
Henri’s latest book “The Future of Finance: The Impact of FinTech, AI and Crypto on Financial Services” (2019) was ranked as one of Amazon’s global top 10 best-sellers in financial services and was recognized as one of the “Best FinTech Books of All Time” by Bookauthority. He is also the author of “Entrepreneurship in Finance: Successfully Launching and Managing a Hedge Fund in Asia” (2016).
Prior to joining PwC, Henri was with a FinTech start-up and previously spent many years at UBS Investment Bank in Hong Kong. Henri started his career as a financial markets and funds lawyer in Canada and Hong Kong.
Henri is fluent in English, French and Armenian and conversational in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.
He holds a Masters in Chinese Law from Tsinghua University; a joint Global Executive MBA from Columbia Business School, London Business School, and Hong Kong University; a Bachelor of Law from the University of Montreal (Dean’s List of Excellence) and a Masters in Transnational Law from the University of Sherbrooke, where he was awarded the Governor General of Canada Gold Medal for Academic Excellence for having graduated with the highest grades of the university.